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The cryogenic fuel I'm using is methane at 100 K and 300,000 Pa.

Based on my calculations, after compression, the pressure is 55 MPa and using the ideal gas equation the temperature is approx. 800 K.

I need to keep the methane at a temperature of 300 K - 600 K preferably as close to 300 K as possible.

I am after any designs or solutions to keep the temperature low, like regenerative cooling, or is that just ridiculous?

The application is for a rocket, temperatures in the vicinity will be high.

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    $\begingroup$ If the methane is at 100K (if by k you actually mean Kelvin) then it is a liquid... so why use the ideal gas equations? $\endgroup$ – Solar Mike Jul 10 at 13:06
  • $\begingroup$ got mixed up I'm going to go and recalculate and then edit the question my apologize about that $\endgroup$ – Matt01 Jul 10 at 13:25
  • $\begingroup$ Plus 1 for a good attitude ... $\endgroup$ – Solar Mike Jul 10 at 13:59

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